Fatal Motorcycle Crash Near Millstadt, Illinois

There was a fatal Illinois motorcycle crash Thursday (October 22, 2015) near Millstadt, Illinois.

According to the Illinois State Police (ISP) the accident happened on eastbound Illinois 158 just after 7:00 a.m.  At that time, a motorcyclist failed to properly negotiate a turn, and the motorcycle ran off the roadway and hit a stop sign.  The motorcyclist was ejected from the motorcycle during the accident.

Passing motorists, and later paramedics, were not able to save Hern’s life.  He was declared dead at the accident scene.

The motorcyclist was identified by the St. Clair County Coroner as Bryan Hern, 24.

The accident remains under investigation.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the October 23, 2015 bnd.com article titled “Coroner releases ID of motorcyclist killed in Millstadt crash” as well as the October 23 Republic-Times article titled “Fatal motorcycle crash near Millstadt.”

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Should you or someone you care for experience a motorcycle accident injury or fatality in Illinois, please contact the Elman Law Group for a free consultation to discuss the legal situation and to determine whether a personal injury lawsuit should be filed.  Elman Law Group LLC (ElmanLaw.com) is an Illinois personal injury law firm that concentrates in Illinois personal injury and wrongful death cases involving vehicle accidents (car, motorcycle, bike, bus, pedestrian, truck, etc.)

Elman Law Group’s Lead Attorney, Tony Elman, is a personal injury trial lawyer.  Over the last 20+ years Elman Law Group has handled over 10,000 Illinois personal injury lawsuits.

During this 20+ year period, Elman Law Group has built a reputation for its courtroom trial performance, including getting large verdicts for smaller cases.  In fact, because of these court trial accomplishments, many well-known law firms choose to have Elman Law Group take cases to court.

To speak directly to Tony Elman, Lead Attorney of the Elman Law Group, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  This legal consultation is free.

Elman Law Group works on a “contingency” basis…Elman Law Group’s clients never pay a fee unless and until they receive monetary compensation.

Motorcycle Strikes Two Pedestrians On Chicago’s Lake Shore Drive

There was a fatal Chicago motorcycle accident last night (October 19, 2015) on Lake Shore Drive near Buckingham Fountain.

According to Chicago Police, the accident happened at approximately 10:25 p.m., and involved a motorcyclist hitting two people who were walking across the street with a green light.

An excerpt from the October 20, 2015 Chicago Tribune article (with video) titled “Police:  Motorcyclist in fatal Lake Shore Drive accident ran red light“:

A motorcyclist driving between cars on Lake Shore Drive ran a red light and plowed into a group of pedestrians in a crosswalk near Buckingham Fountain, killing a woman and seriously injuring a man, police said.

The woman, currently identified as Katrin Kutscheidt, 25, of Chicago, was pronounced dead after being taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

The man was taken to Stroger Hospital and was in serious condition.

The motorcyclist, identified as Charles Lyons, 20, of Chicago, was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital.  He was in custody and was in serious condition.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Chicago motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Chicago Tribune article mentioned above, as well as the October 20, 2015 dnainfo.com article titled “1 Killed, 2 Injured in Motorcycle Accident on Lake Shore Drive, Police Say,” the October 24 Chicago Tribune article titled “Man charged in fatal Lake Shore Drive crash” and the October 24 CBS Chicago article titled “Charges Filed Against Motorcyclist Fatal Lake Shore Drive Crash.”

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Should you or someone you care for experience a motorcycle accident injury or fatality in Illinois, please contact the Elman Law Group for a free consultation to discuss the legal situation and to determine whether a personal injury lawsuit should be filed.  Elman Law Group LLC (ElmanLaw.com) is an Illinois personal injury law firm that concentrates in Illinois personal injury and wrongful death cases involving vehicle accidents (car, motorcycle, bike, bus, pedestrian, truck, etc.)

Elman Law Group’s Lead Attorney, Tony Elman, is a personal injury trial lawyer.  Over the last 20+ years Elman Law Group has handled over 10,000 Illinois personal injury lawsuits.

During this 20+ year period, Elman Law Group has built a reputation for its courtroom trial performance, including getting large verdicts for smaller cases.  In fact, because of these court trial accomplishments, many well-known law firms choose to have Elman Law Group take cases to court.

To speak directly to Tony Elman, Lead Attorney of the Elman Law Group, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  This legal consultation is free.

Elman Law Group works on a “contingency” basis…Elman Law Group’s clients never pay a fee unless and until they receive monetary compensation.

Fatal Elgin, Illinois Motorcycle Accident

There was a fatal motorcycle accident Wednesday (October 14, 2015) in Elgin.

According to Elgin Police, the accident happened at approximately 10:55 a.m., at the intersection of Center Street and Chicago Street.

An excerpt from the October 14, 2015 Daily Herald article titled “Motorcyclist dies after striking school bus in Elgin“:

Authorities determined in a preliminary investigation that the motorcyclist struck an Elgin Area School District U-46 bus after failing to stop at a red light at the intersection of Center and Chicago streets, police said.

At the time of the accident, the motorcyclist was traveling southbound on Center Street, whereas the school bus was traveling eastbound on Chicago Street.

The motorcyclist, later identified as Adnan Azeemullah, 18, was taken to Presence St. Joseph Hospital in Elgin for treatment of his crash injuries.  He was pronounced dead there.

The school bus driver was not injured during the crash, and the school bus carried no passengers at the time of the accident.

This motorcycle collision is under investigation by the Elgin Police Department Traffic Unit.   Those with information concerning the accident are asked to call (847) 289-2661.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this fatal Illinois motorcycle collision can be found in a variety of media sources, including the Daily Herald article mentioned above, as well as the October 14 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “18-year-old motorcyclist killed in crash with school bus in Elgin.”

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Should you or someone you care for experience a motorcycle accident injury or fatality in Illinois, please contact the Elman Law Group for a free consultation to discuss the legal situation and to determine whether a personal injury lawsuit should be filed.  Elman Law Group LLC (ElmanLaw.com) is an Illinois personal injury law firm that concentrates in Illinois personal injury and wrongful death cases involving vehicle accidents (car, motorcycle, bike, bus, pedestrian, truck, etc.)

Elman Law Group’s Lead Attorney, Tony Elman, is a personal injury trial lawyer.  Over the last 20+ years Elman Law Group has handled over 10,000 Illinois personal injury lawsuits.

During this 20+ year period, Elman Law Group has built a reputation for its courtroom trial performance, including getting large verdicts for smaller cases.  In fact, because of these court trial accomplishments, many well-known law firms choose to have Elman Law Group take cases to court.

To speak directly to Tony Elman, Lead Attorney of the Elman Law Group, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  This legal consultation is free.

Elman Law Group works on a “contingency” basis…Elman Law Group’s clients never pay a fee unless and until they receive monetary compensation.

Crash During ABATE Charity Motorcycle Ride

There was an Illinois motorcycle accident Sunday (October 11, 2015) in Carpentersville.  The accident happened during the ABATE charity motorcycle ride.

Emergency responders went to the accident scene at approximately 12:46 p.m.  The accident happened near the intersection of Main Street and Green Road.

According to the Kane County Sheriff’s Office, the crash happened when a motorcycle, with passenger, attempted to avoid hitting a motorcycle helmet on the roadway that had fallen from another motorcycle.

The motorcyclist, Curtis Dalton, 46, of Warrenville, was taken to Advocate Christ Samaritan Hospital for treatment of his accident injuries.

The passenger was identified as Sara Nickence, 43, of Aurora.  She was taken to Delnor Community Hospital.

Additional details and possible updates concerning this motorcycle accident can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the October 11, 2015 Chicago Sun-Times article titled “Two motorcyclists severely injured in Carpentersville charity ride crash” as well as the October 11 Kane County Chronicle article titled “Motorcycle driver in serious condition Monday after DuKane ABATE parade crash.”

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Should you or someone you care for experience a motorcycle accident injury or fatality in Illinois, please contact the Elman Law Group for a free consultation to discuss the legal situation and to determine whether a personal injury lawsuit should be filed.  Elman Law Group LLC (ElmanLaw.com) is an Illinois personal injury law firm that concentrates in Illinois personal injury and wrongful death cases involving vehicle accidents (car, motorcycle, bike, bus, pedestrian, truck, etc.)

Elman Law Group’s Lead Attorney, Tony Elman, is a personal injury trial lawyer.  Over the last 20+ years Elman Law Group has handled over 10,000 Illinois personal injury lawsuits.

During this 20+ year period, Elman Law Group has built a reputation for its courtroom trial performance, including getting large verdicts for smaller cases.  In fact, because of these court trial accomplishments, many well-known law firms choose to have Elman Law Group take cases to court.

To speak directly to Tony Elman, Lead Attorney of the Elman Law Group, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  This legal consultation is free.

Elman Law Group works on a “contingency” basis…Elman Law Group’s clients never pay a fee unless and until they receive monetary compensation.

Fatal Waukegan Motorcycle Accident

There was a fatal Illinois motorcycle accident Saturday afternoon (October 10, 2015) in Waukegan.

Details on the fatal collision are somewhat limited, especially regarding the cause of the accident.

According to Waukegan Police, the accident happened at Jackson Street and Glen Rock Avenue.  Two cars and a motorcycle were involved.

The motorcyclist, later identified as Anthony Young, 17, of Zion, died following the accident.

An excerpt from the October 11, 2015 Daily Herald article titled “Motorcyclist killed in 3-vehicle Waukegan crash,” quoting Waukegan Police Cmdr. Joe Florip:

Police did not and don’t expect to issue any citations to the other drivers involved, Florip said.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the Daily Herald article above, as well as the October 12 Grayslake Patch article titled “Lake County Teen Killed in Motorcycle Crash.”

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Should you or someone you care for experience a motorcycle accident injury or fatality in Illinois, please contact the Elman Law Group for a free consultation to discuss the legal situation and to determine whether a personal injury lawsuit should be filed.  Elman Law Group LLC (ElmanLaw.com) is an Illinois personal injury law firm that concentrates in Illinois personal injury and wrongful death cases involving vehicle accidents (car, motorcycle, bike, bus, pedestrian, truck, etc.)

Elman Law Group’s Lead Attorney, Tony Elman, is a personal injury trial lawyer.  Over the last 20+ years Elman Law Group has handled over 10,000 Illinois personal injury lawsuits.

During this 20+ year period, Elman Law Group has built a reputation for its courtroom trial performance, including getting large verdicts for smaller cases.  In fact, because of these court trial accomplishments, many well-known law firms choose to have Elman Law Group take cases to court.

To speak directly to Tony Elman, Lead Attorney of the Elman Law Group, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  This legal consultation is free.

Elman Law Group works on a “contingency” basis…Elman Law Group’s clients never pay a fee unless and until they receive monetary compensation.